Georgia Highlands College ceases operations in response to 'threat'

SKYFOX flies over Georgia Highlands College Marietta campus.

Georgia Highlands College said it's ceasing operations for the day in response to a "threat."

Before noon on Tuesday, the college said the Marietta campus of the college was closing while law enforcement investigated a threat to the campus. 

Later, the college asked people to exit all campuses. 

A spokesperson said there was a phoned threat to one of the campuses. Marietta police said officers responded to a bomb threat on Northchase Parkway but found no cause for concern when they entered the building. 

School representatives took over the facility after police left, according to a Marietta PD spokesperson. 

Georgia Highlands College as five sites in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta and Dallas. The primary campus is in Rome.

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